Saturday, March 14, 2009

BTC in Arizona

Knutson Spring Break Fun.....
It's March....our family has been busy. Arizona is amazing in March. Everything is blooming, the sky is a beautiful blue, the sun shines every day and the temperature is in the high 70's. I could ask, what more could you ask time. We have taken a week to celebrate being off work and out of school.

Ben, my oldest just turned 13 on Thursday. He is an amazing young man. He loves being outside but I have to say, he doesn't love the heat. High 70's is about his limit, he already has the air conditioning going. Ben enjoys fast cars and his new Playstation 3.

Crystal is my youngest, age 8. She loves life. She is happy all the time and enjoys being outside as much as possible. She found 2 baby bunnies by our pool last week and fell in love with them. When they ran off with their mother, she was heart broken and still wishes she could have adopted them.

On Monday, to celebrate our freedom from work and school, we headed down to the Kirchner caverns, just South of Tucson. The caverns were discovered in 1974 and have been preserved so well that visitors like us can go down into the caverns and see a hidden world. It's dark but iluminated by small lights, 99% humidity and about 85 degrees, the path we traveled had a handrail to guide us and the cavern was very quiet and peaceful. There were no sounds, all was quiet. The guides lit up the crystal formations hanging from the walls. Some of these formations took thousands of years to grow to where they are today. Some were yellow from iron, some were dormant because their water source had dried up. The throne room was an awesome experience. We sat down in a theatre setting, to look over a grand room, as big as a football stadium. Music played as the lights moved from one formation to another. Crystal and Ben loved our experience and are looking forward to another trip to see the caverns, maybe to Colorado or Utah.

Our next trip will be to Zion National Park in June. We can't wait.


  1. Hi Tania I just noticed you have a blog from Wendy's blog. Most of my siblings blog as well. You can find them on my blog if you'd like to check them out. My dad says he needs your new number, the one he has doesn't work anymore. You could send it to my email. You should let us know when your coming to Zion. I hope you're doing well.